October 7, 2014

Cypress Equities companies announced that Cypress Lake Pleasant, LP, a new affiliated partnership, has purchased the fee simple interest in the Lake Pleasant Crossing shopping center in Peoria, Arizona.

September 23, 2014

CBRE has completed the sale of Peoria Marketplace, a 25,481-sq.-ft. multi-tenant shopping center in Peoria, Arizona.

July 16, 2014

Cullinan Properties said that Noodles & Company will be opening a new restaurant in November at the Levee District in East Peoria, Illinois.

July 9, 2014

McDonald’s Restaurants of Peoria/Bloomington will join the East Peoria Levee District with the opening of a new restaurant in September.

May 1, 2014

Year five and, once again, too few square feet in ground-up shopping center construction to rank the “Fastest-Growing Developers” as has been the Chain Store Age tradition for the 20 years prior.

Today, developers seem fated to redevelop and expand existing centers, develop 300,000-sq.-ft. to 600,000-sq.-ft. outlet centers and perhaps add an occasional grocery-anchored infill center.

December 6, 2013

Called The Levee District, the 86-acre new downtown going up in East Peoria, Ill., will include 500,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space as well as office, hotel and civic components.

September 16, 2013

Maui Wowi Hawaiian plans to open a shop in Northwoods Mall in Peoria, Ill.

August 21, 2013

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will open its first location in Peoria, Ill., on Sept. 2.

May 30, 2013

A New Jersey Mike’s Subs will open this summer at The Levee District at East Peoria, in Peoria, Ill.

March 19, 2013

Cullinan Properties announced it has officially opened its Levee District at East Peoria Downtown, in Peoria, Ill.

September 19, 2012

Target Corp. said it will open a store in East Peoria, Ill., in March 2013.

April 17, 2012

On the banks of the Missouri River, in the northwest corner of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, historic St. Charles is home to more than 65,000 people. At the gateway to this fast-growing area, a “mini-city” is emerging: The Streets of St. Charles, developed by Cullinan Properties of Peoria, Ill., will deliver an enticing 1 million-sq.-ft. mixed-use community.

September 29, 2011

As part of our in-depth coverage of mixed-use developments – see the October 2011 issue of Chain Store Age – we talked with Rob Wetherald, VP development for Peoria, Ill.-based Cullinan Properties, Ltd., owner and developer of the Streets of St. Charles mixed-use project in metro St. Louis, about how the format draws, and supports, retail.

How important are design and amenities to today’s mixed-use projects, especially with regard to the retail component?

September 30, 2008

Trends in mixed-use don’t reflect an over-night change. In fact, as with other development...

September 30, 2007

“There are two types of shopping,” explained Nick Wibbenmeyer, senior manager of investments for Jacksonville,...